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BELIEF FOOD AND DRINK

TAKE THE DRESSING OUT OF THE TURKEY IMMEDIATELY AFTER SERVING OR
ELSE THE TURKEY DRESSING COULD BECOME UNFIT TO EAT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Keyword(s): FOOD SPOILAGE

Subject headings: Food Drink -- N256 N256.6
BELIEF -- Custom

Date learned: 01-20-1971

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the broth

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; Spoil ; Stew

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the broth

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V700] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; FOOD ; Spoil ; Stew

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the stew (or broth)

Submitter comment:

Learned from her mother

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Keyword(s): Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; Spoil ; Stew

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Spare the rod, spoil the child

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300, V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

KW:EZX

Keyword(s): CHILD ; DISCIPLINE ; Parenthood ; PUNISHMENT ; Raising ; Rearing ; Rod ; Spoil

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): CHILD ; DISCIPLINE ; Parenting ; PUNISHMENT ; Rod ; Spare ; Spoil

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification

The words Have and Eat are both circled with the word [REVERSE??] pointing to them.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Cake ; Eat ; GLUTTONY ; Own ; PARADOX ; POSSESSION ; Spoiled

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

The word [Reverse??] is written across the top of the entry.

Keyword(s): Cake ; Consume ; Eat ; Eat ; have ; Own ; PARADOX ; POSSESSION ; Spoiled

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Waste not Want not

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [v600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Consumption ; GLUTTONY ; Spoiled ; Thankful ; Want ; Waste

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

House guests and fish spoil on the third day.

Submitter comment:

Origin: Unknown

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; FISH ; Guest ; HOSPITALITY ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Spoil ; VERSE ; Welcome

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

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Proverb

A person who acquires riches easily was born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P880] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; TAYLOR

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; Rich ; Silver ; Spoiled ; Spoon ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

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Proverb

Beggars can't be choosers.

Submitter comment:

Heard it at home.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Beg ; Beggar ; Choose ; Chooser ; Grateful ; Maxim ; Picky ; PROVERB ; Spoiled ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

Submitter comment:

Too many people trying to do the same thing, can sometimes in their haste, ruin it.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; RECIPE ; Ruin ; Spoil ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the broth.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FARMINGTON

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Broth ; Chef ; COOK ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RECIPE ; Spoil ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Spare the rod, spoil the child.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300, V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; CHILD ; Maxim ; Parenting ; PROVERB ; Rod ; Spare ; Spoil ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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PREGNANT WOMEN CAUSE FOOD TO SPOIL QUICKLY.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; FOOD ; PREGNANCY ; Rotten ; Spoil

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 09-13-1973

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